Category Archives: Company News

Keep up with all the exciting things happening at Acceleration Partners in our company news section.

We are excited and delighted to welcome Kevin Osborne to the Acceleration Partners team as our new VP of Sales. Kevin has served in a variety of sales roles at renowned companies, including AOL, Openbay and IAC. He has received numerous accolades for his leadership, sales training, and mentorship along with his digital industry expertise. His passion for startups and entrepreneurship has led to his working with some of the best and brightest companies in the startup space. Through his...
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It’s Finally Here! After much navel-gazing, head-scratching, pondering and planning, our Outperform podcast is finally ready for your listening pleasure. If you’re familiar with our site, you know we have produced a lot of written content over the years. From blog posts and industry articles to e-books, quick guides and infographics. While great for those who like to read their content, it’s not as helpful to those who are limited on time or who simply prefer to get insights and...
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Predictions abound for what 2017 will bring. From who will get an Oscar to what technology will rock our world, there are a lot of people who have a lot to say about the year ahead. Including us. While we may not have much of an opinion to offer in terms of who will sing the hit song of the summer or who will win the World Series, our super smart team of marketing mavens have some experienced-backed wisdom to share about what the year holds for affiliate and digital marketing. What...
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As we ring in the New Year, we wanted to take some time to reflect on what has been a rewarding year for Acceleration Partners and for our clients. We’re excited by our growth this past year and all that we have planned for 2017.  Here’s a quick look back of some of our favorite moments from 2016: We Welcomed 50 New Clients! We brought on 50 new clients in 2016, many of which were on our “would love to work with” list, including Evenflo, Jet.com, Lovepop, MPG Sports,...
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In September and October, AP team members in the Chicago and Boston areas got together to volunteer with Cradles to Crayons to serve children in need. This month it was the Philadelphia teams’ turn to support the organization and give back to our community. On Wednesday, December 14th, ten AP team members met up at Cradles to Crayons’ Greater Philadelphia hub where we were tasked with sorting children’s clothing by gender, size, season and type. We also created “clothing packs”...
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We have yet another award to add to our growing list! Acceleration Partners has been named one of Ad Age’s 2016 Best Places to Work list! Ad Age’s prestigious Best Places to Work list represents the cream of the crop in marketing, advertising, media and ad technology. The 50 companies who made the list stand out for their best-in-class benefits, salaries and hiring practices, but also for creating a culture in which employees are engaged, encouraged and valued. For AP, it means...
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The day after Halloween, the Acceleration Partners team descended upon Beverly, MA (near Salem) like witches gathering for their coven. Instead of brewing spells, at our annual AP Summit, we brewed new ideas, stirred up our visions and goals for 2017 and mixed in spellbindingly fun team activities with a generous sprinkling of revelation and recognition. Inspiration Staying at the historic Wylie Inn and conference center on Endicott College’s campus, our AP Summit got under way with a new...
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Last week Boston SmartCEO honored the region’s top female business leaders at their inaugural 2016 Brava Awards and AP’s Director of Talent & Culture, Emily Tetto was among the winners. Brava award winners combine their irrepressible entrepreneurial spirit with a passion for giving back to the community, mentoring up-and-coming leaders and setting their companies on the path to tremendous growth. This year’s 40 CEO and executive winners collectively generate more than $598.73...
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In October 2015, the publication, Entrepreneur developed the Entrepreneur 360™ Performance Index, a comprehensive analysis of hundreds of privately-held, U.S.-based companies. The purpose of their 360 degree assessment was to understand what makes a strong – and, more importantly, sustainable -- entrepreneurial company. Their analysis uncovered a subset of companies whose continued success is largely based on: Superior value creation for their customers Building an adaptive...
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“Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.” ~Elizabeth Andrew Last month, some of our Chicago-based team members came together to volunteer with Cradles to Crayons, a national organization that provides children from birth through age 12 with essential items to help them thrive at home, at school and at play – all free of charge. This month, it was our Boston-based team members who met up at Cradles to Crayons’ Boston warehouse to volunteer by...
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Way to go, AP! The Acceleration Partners team has earned a place among one of the Country's Best Small and Medium Workplaces.  Consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune recently announced that Acceleration Partners came in at number 26 on their coveted list. The Best Small and Medium Workplaces list is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work® and Fortune based on survey feedback from 52,000 employees working in Great Place to Work-CertifiedTM...
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Industry news that just might interest you: Affiliate marketing network LeadClick must pay $11.9 million for “deceptive marketing” practices Affiliate marketing has had to continuously defend its reputation since it emerged onto the scene in the late 90s / early 2000s. Although the industry has worked very hard over the years to prove that affiliate marketing is one of the most profitable, highly-valuable channels out there, some players still engage in black hat tactics that reflect...
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